Takes more than "game" if you want to get picked up at your local gym, park or blacktop basketball court. You have to adjust to your conditions. These are the unwritten rules you should be aware of.
Are you a team player or a snitch? Greeting people on the phone builds business relations from the very beginning. Tips on how you'd like to be treated with consideration by clients and co-workers.
Everyone experiences some form of humiliation at least once. If you're lucky you can atone for it. I was just 11 years old. Then I waited 28 years to put the finishing touch to a game I loved.
Post WWII France was fascinated by a style of certain American crime and detective movies which literally means 'black film or cinema.' Here are the props, the attitude and feeling you get from them.
by Dan W. Miller - Advice from a guy who will take you from the parking lot to the exit door of that woman's boutique or department store and how to make this a tolerable experience for both of you.
Two people who knew my personality well enough to draw the best out of me. They risked being hated so that I would succeed beyond even my own expectations by using my pride as a psychological tool
Tips on making a city bike ride fun, safe and physically beneficial. (note: article may not be 100% lawfully compliant. Hence it may not follow some people's moral standards or own biking rules.)
Two soldiers. Two stories. Both are glad to be home. Both had loved ones back home hoping, waiting for a miracle that they'll be alright... safe and sound... at home.
TAKE SOME TIPS FROM SOMEONE THAT KNOWS HOW TO BUILD A LOYAL FOLLOWING ONLINE WITHOUT BEING A CELEBRITY TO BEGIN WITH. YOU MIGHT EVEN HAVE A LITTLE FUN AND MAKE LIFELONG FRIENDS!
We all go sometime. We all will have our own way and we all leave someone behind to meet up with later, we hope. Three personal true stories and one about a real American hero.
THREE SHORT STORIES ON BEING "DOC." I had to be taught the tremendous responsibility and enormous respect that was bestowed upon me and what it meant to be a part of an elite corps called "Doc."
["How To Be A Stand-Up Comedy Show Host's Favorite Audience" is the original title of this article.] And now your host for this article and your author "The Vanilla Godzilla" of comedy Dan W. Miller!
The Oakland Raiders have always been different even within their own sport. The fans are different, the owner was different, even their style of play is different. It's a culture all it's own.
Something you said or had written gets taken by someone COMPLETELY the wrong way. Now what do you do? Here's a personal scenario I encountered. But it first takes one to begin the healing process.
By Dan W. Miller - Tips on everything from what to wear, what to think, how to act in certain situations and most of all, how to survive the game when the crowd is yelling, "Kill the ump!"
Meet the real "Rocky Balboa." Not many know that he's a real person named Chuck Wepner and was the inspiration for the Rocky movies. A small time boxer got the chance of a lifetime and inspired many.
Ex-NBA star Dean Tolson graduated college with a degree secretly illiterate. Addicted to Vicodin, he just fell off the radar. I found him nearly three years later. Here's my search by Dan W. Miller.
Want to know how to be the every man's "every man" (literally) Take some tips from this "jack of all trades!" It takes some convincing and a brimming self-confidence that says, "Hey, I can DO...
Learning social skills from "The Master." Dad took me along to meet real "Good Fellows" to American icons like Arnold Palmer. Yet he always had time to listen to our mailman.
How to properly interact with your audience (even the dreaded heckler) and still kill 'em on stage.
The incredible "Pistol" Pete Maravich was always a one man team striving for something greater than just accomplishments and that one elusive championship. He was preparing for his immortality.
I'm the guy you want on your baseball team and despise when I'm your opponent. Pitcher Don Drysdale said he'd even throw a brushback pitch at his grandmother "if she was crowding the plate."
Social and political correctness has made me leery to even just "be myself"
It was very early one morning at the airport when I spotted one of my idols. Paul Westhead coached one of the most dynamic NCAA basketball players ever - HANK GATHERS. A star burned out too soon.
People say the strangest things to me. People I have never even met! Fascination, jealousy, envy you name it. Last time I got my feelings hurt was third grade. By the end of the day I'm still tall.
From The Goat to The Hero of The Class! The author's teacher connects fun with a lesson to be learned. After all, this was a big event in social studies for some. It was the World Series!
Modern hiring issues have affected Santa's helpers. Santa, Inc. was forced to hire Saul, the Yiddish elf. The only Jewish elf to even apply. He discusses a charity organizations for billionaires.
The author is just released from the VA Hospital after ten days of agony. The painful journey has just begun. As soon as he gets home he writes down his thoughts of the future and his fears.
The author goes to great lengths to help you waste money later. Yes, here are some ridiculous ways to help you save money and all so you can spend it (un)wisely on the "important stuff."
Might as well "sow your wild oats" before you're of legal age. Oh, I did more than my share of it. I was just the one that never got caught.
Follow these unwritten rules and you too can go through life with your front teeth still intact in your old age. Best place to get into a fight? A bar has two of the worst elements - people and booze.